Model cup

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty
2040–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, pit B

Dimensions

Height x max. diam: 2.4 x 2.7 cm (15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.387d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model cup. Similar to 15-5-729

Provenance

From Bersha tomb 10, pit B. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 20, 1915; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition